Department of History
History provides perspectives to interprete the past for the present and the future.
The Department of History aims to offer a vibrant and diverse program that includes courses for the undergraduate and graduate students to explore the past in order to better understand the present. This program has faculty members who teach and research about many aspects of the historical world. The Department of History largely consists of two fields, which include Korean and Asian history and European and American history. Each respective field further divides into ancient, medieval, early modern, and modern history. The department's curriculum also includes original text reading, special topic studies, guest lectures, and student activities. These additional opportunities provide the students with the critical skills and perspectives in order to analyze and reconstruct the past.
Examine history from different perspectives in order to explore the world from the past to the present.
Participate in inter-disciplinary and real-world experiences in order to foster creative cultural and social minds while developing future careers.
Career Path after Graduation
The graduates from the Department of History often choose to continue their historical studies at the graduate level. Some graduates also choose to work at national and regional museums and offices. Other graduates find their career developments at institutes for higher education. Media companies, such as newspapers and cultural institutions are also other career options for them.
Some other career opportunities include writers, reporters, and teachers at public and private schools.